|Criminal Libel in Asia and International Legal Standards - University of Hong Kong|
U.S. media lawyer Robert D. Balin discusses recent criminal libel cases in Asia and evolving international legal standards in libel defence. Mr. Balin will discuss in particular Shin Corp v. Klangnarong, which was brought against a Thai activist who had criticized Thailand's Prime Minister and the telecommunications company owned by his family. In a decision that has been hailed as a victory for free expression, a Bangkok court recently dismissed criminal libel charges against the activist...
Keywords: Robert Balin
|United Nations Reform, Kofi Annan - Columbia University|
Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General, speaks to a Columbia University conference on UN reform Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs (Oct 17, 2005) Length: 39 mins
Keywords: Kofi Annan
|Religion and Nation: Competitors or Reinforces? - Middlebury College|
Walker Connor, Scholar-in-Residence in Political Science at Middlebury College March 1, 2006 Middlebury College Length: 1:12:11
Keywords: Walker Connor; religion
|The Bush Doctrine as a Partisan Wedge Issue|
Professor Jack Snyder is a leading authority on international affairs. His recent work has focused on the propensity of democratizing countries to fight wars (in contrast to countries with firmly established democratic institutions). In this session, he presented some of his exciting new work on domestic political effects of the new American national security strategy. Introduction by Eugene Gholz, LBJ School of Public Affairs...
Keywords: Jack Snyder; Bush Doctrine
|Beyond Broadcast, Introduction: Reinventing Public Media in a Participatory Culture - Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet and Society|
9:00-9:15 Introduction Jake Shapiro (Executive Director PRX, Berkman Center Fellow)
Keywords: Jake Shapiro
|Beyond Broadcast: Reinventing public media in a participatory culture: High Order Bit: The War Tapes - Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet and Society|
A conference at Harvard Law School.s Berkman Center for Internet and Society: May 12, 2006 11:30 - 11:40 - High Order Bit: The War Tapes The War Tapes is a documentary shot by US soldiers from the front lines of Iraq, Director Deborah Scranton had the necessary funding and approval to work as an embedded journalist in the second Iraq war; instead, she went forward with her unique vision.directing a documentary film from the Internet...
Keywords: Deborah Scranton; media
|Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy, Session 4: Coping with Rogue States, Failing States, and Proliferators|
Session four of a four-part Symposium, held as part of the Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy research project at the Council on Foreign Relations. Speakers: - Lawrence D. Freedman, Professor of War Studies, King's College, London. - Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard. Presider: Richard K...
Keywords: Iraq; Lawrence Freedman; Steven Miller; Richard Betts
|The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap - Dickinson College|
Scholar and author Stephanie Coontz explores the myths of traditional marriage. Coontz is a faculty member at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., and the director of research and public education for the Council on Contemporary Families. She has published extensively on the topic of marriage and family life and is the author of several highly praised books, such as The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap and Marriage, A History: From Obedience to Intimacy, or How L...
Keywords: Stephanie Coontz; marriage
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|The Outlook for the Global Economy and the Challenges That Must Be Met - Princeton University|
Speaker: Robert Rubin, former Secretary of the Treasury Princeton University (Oct 19, 2005) Length: 58:39
Keywords: Robert Rubin
|Prospects for Middle East Peace: Charting a New Course in a New Era - Princeton University|
Moderator: Moises Naim, Editor-in-Chief, Foreign Policy Panel Discussants: Amb. Daniel Ayalon, Ambassador of Israel to the United States; Amb. Afif Safieh, PLO Ambassador to the United States; Amb. Karim Kawar, Ambassador of Jordan to the United States; Amb. Daniel Kurtzer, the S. Daniel Abraham Visiting Professor of Middle East Policy Studies, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University; former U.S...
Keywords: Moises Naim; Daniel Ayalon; Afif Safieh; Karim Kawar; Daniel Kurtzer; Middle East; peace
|How Democratic Could the Arab or Muslim World Be? - Middlebury College|
Saad Ibrahim, Professor of Political Sociology at the American University in Cairo A Charles P. Scott Symposium Lecture April 20, 2006 Middlebury College
Keywords: Saad Ibrahim
|How Donald Rumsfeld Misread Saddam Hussein's Strategy and Created the Iraqi Insurgency - University of Texas at Austin|
Michael Gordon, Chief Military Correspondent, The New York Times April 4, 2006 60 minutes Michael Gordon draws from his recently published book, Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq, to discuss the strategic and political miscalculations by both Saddam Hussein and the United States before the launching of the war in Iraq. On the Iraq side, Gordon states that Hussein was more concerned about internal threats within the country and possible risks related to Iran than a...
Keywords: Michael Gordon; Iraq
|Making Poverty History: Slogan or Reality? - Middlebury College|
Charles MacCormack, President, COO, and a member of the Board of directors of the Save the Children Federation April 7, 2006 Middlebury College Length: 1:01:51
Keywords: Charles MacCormack; poverty
|Historical Precedents for Middle East Democracy - Tufts University|
SPEAKER: Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, and Director,Middle East Institute, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University January 26-27, 2006, at Tufts University Democratizing the Middle East? A conference sponsored by: The Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Tufts University Length: 49:52
Keywords: Rashid Khalidi; democracy; Middle East
|Teaching 9-11: The Role of Media, Museums, and Schools in the Construction of National Memory - Dickinson College|
Teaching 9-11: The Role of Media, Museums, and Schools in the Construction of National Memory.. How the nation's memory of 9-11 is being created through cultural institutions. Panelists: James Fallows, Atlantic Monthly Ron Simon, Museum of Television and Radio Fiona Spruill, NYTimes.com Marvin Kalb, Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University.s Kennedy School of Government...
Keywords: James Fallows; Ron Simon; Fiona Spruill; Marvin Kalb; 9-11; terrorism; museums; media
|Winning the War on Terrorism - Princeton University|
In his April 8 keynote address to the 2005 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs, General Anthony Zinni (retired), former commander of U.S. Central Command, talks about America's successes and failures in understanding the enemy, confronting the threats, and preparing the next generation. Princeton University Length: 1:27:39
Keywords: terrorism; Anthony Zinni
|Anatomy of Terror: Understanding Religious Violence|
"Anatomy of Terror: Understanding Religious Violence" Jessica Stern - lecturer in public policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Stern disputes the theses that terrorism has little impact and that government policies should simply be aimed at reducing fear. Mentioning a psychometric model that identifies 18 variables associated with disproportionate dread, Stern emphasizes that there is a clear difference in the ways that individuals and governments should respond to cer...
|The Doha Declaration: the World Affirms the Natural Family and Marriage|
The Doha Declaration: the World Affirms the Natural Family and Marriage. William L. Saunders, Jr. Family Research Council Center for Human Life and Bioethics. An America's Founding and Future Lecture. February 13, 2005 - Princeton University, James Madison Program
Keywords: William L. Saunders; family; marriage
|Iran's Nuclear Program and U.S.-Iranian Relations - Middlebury College|
Mansour Farhang, Bennington College. Iraninan-born author and former diplomat. He served as revolutionary Iran's first ambassador to the United Nations, and also worked as a mediator in the early months of the Iran-Iraq war. (April 18, 2006 - Middlebury College) Length: 82 minutes
Keywords: Mansour Farhang; Iran; nuclear power; nuclear weapons
|Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy, Session 1: The United States and the Middle East|
Session one of a four-part symposium, held as part of the Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy research project at the Council on Foreign Relations. Speakers: - Toby Dodge, Consulting Senior Fellow for the Middle East, International Institute for Strategic Studies. - Steven Simon, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations. - Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development, University of Maryland...
Keywords: Iraq; Toby Dodge; Steven Simon; Shibley Telhami; Steven Simon; foreign policy; defense policy
|American Ideals and National Memory - Princeton University|
Bruce Cole, Chair National Endowment for the Humanities An America's Founding and Future Lecture October 6, 2005 . Princeton University, James Madison Program
Keywords: Bruce Cole
|The War in Iraq: Bush's Democracy and the Real Thing - Princeton University|
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh Nov 30, 2005 at Princeton University Length: 1:35:35
Keywords: Seymour Hersh; Iraq; Democracy
|Turki Al-Faisal: A Policy Address|
Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States speaks on Dec 7, 2006 at Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Keywords: Turki Al-Faisal
|Measuring Success in Combating Terrorism - Princeton University|
How can you tell if you.re winning a war on terrorism? This panel is part of "Rethinking the War on Terror", the theme of the 2005 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs. (website: http://www.wws.princeton.edu/pcpia/) Moderator: Alan Krueger, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Princeton University Panelists: - Larry Johnson, CEO and Co-founder of BERG Associates, LLC - Raphael Perl, Senior Analyst for terrosim policy, Congressional Research Service - Peter Probst, former...
Keywords: Alan Krueger; Larry Johnson; Raphael Perl; Peter Probst; terrorism
|Patents and Creativity - Princeton University|
Panel discussion moderated by Rochelle Dreyfuss of New York University. Panelists: Mario Biagioli, Harvard University Stephen Burley, SGX Pharmaceuticals Wesley Cohen, Duke University Susan Mann, Microsoft Katherine Strandburg, DePaul University College of Law Princeton University. Microsoft Intellectual Property Conference May 19, 2006
Keywords: patents; IP law; Intellectual property; Mario Biagioli; Stephen Burley; Wesley Cohen; Susan Mann; Katherine Strandburg
|Presidential War Powers from Lincoln to Bush - Dickinson College|
Panelists: John Yoo is former deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsil of the U.S. Dept of Justice and professor of law at the University of California at Berkeley Louis Fisher is Senior Specialist in Separation of Powers for the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress Michael Vorenberg is author of Final Freedom and professor of history at Brown University (Nov 3, 2005 at Dickinson College) Length: 1:30:18
Keywords: John Yoo; Louis Fisher; Michael Vorenberg; American president; presidential power
|Beyond Al-Qaeda: Terrorism in the Arab Civil War - Princeton University|
This panel examines the local dimensions of conflict in the Middle East, including tensions between Syria and Lebanon, and the sectarian divisions within Iraq. Moderator: Michael Doran, Asst. Prof. of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University Panelists: - Col. Thomas F. Lynch III, CENTCOM - Michael Young, Daily Star (Lebanon) - Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Keywords: terrorism; Michael Doran; Thomas F. Lynch; Michael Young; Michael Rubin; Al-Qaeda
|Cornel West: Why Democracy Demands Quality, Diversity and Leadership in Universities - Princeton University|
Cornel West, Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University (Recorded Mar 23, 2005 at Rutgers) Length 55:30
Keywords: Cornel West
|Misunderestimating Terrorism: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism - Princeton University|
Alan Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Princeton University, discusses "Misunderestimating Terrorism: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism". Krueger presents his research on the factors that lead some people to participate in terrorism. He also describes his efforts to derive more accurate measures of terrorism. December 2, 2004 - Princeton University Length: 28:24 minutes
Keywords: Alan Krueger; terrorism
|Environmental Summit, Panel V: Climate - Duke University|
Panel V: Climate William H. Schlesinger, moderator - Dean of the Nicholas School and James B. Duke Professor of Biogeochemistry Thomas J. Crowley - Nicholas Professor of Earth Systems Science, Nicholas School Martin Hoffert - Professor Emeritus of Physics, New York University Fred Krupp - President of Environmental Defense Jonathan Wiener - Perkins Professor of Law and Professor of Environmental Policy, Duke University Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University Sep 20...
Keywords: climate; environment; William Schlesinger; Thomas Crowley; Martin Hoffert; Fred Krupp; Jonathan Wiener
|Rip, Mix, Burn, Sue: Technology, Politics, and the Fight to Control Digital Media - Princeton University|
Ed Felten, an expert in computer security, talks about how personal computers and the Internet have affected the use of media such as music and movies, and about the legal, political and policy struggles that have resulted. Website: http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~felten/rip/ Oct 12, 2004 Princeton University Length: 1:16:58
Keywords: Ed Felten
|From Summers to Sistani: Women's Rights under Attack in the 21st Century - Princeton University|
Kavita Ramdas, President and CEO, Global Fund for Women The Global Fund for Women is an international network that supports the social, political and civic equality and human rights of women by making grants to women's groups throughout the world. A speech at Princeton University, Feb 22, 2005
Keywords: Kavita Ramdas
|Highlights of the 2005 Princeton Colloquium: Rethinking the War on Terror - Princeton University|
A two-day colloquium examines the concept of a "war on terror," as well as the specific strategies employed to wage it. Bringing together a diverse selection of experts and practitioners, the Colloquium addresses the conceptual frameworks and concrete policy recommendations needed to move beyond the rhetoric and ideology that often shape responses to terrorism. Includes excerpts from: - Keynote speeches by: Gen (Ret) Anthony Zinni; Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi; Israeli National Security Advi...
Keywords: war on terror; terrorism; Anthony Zinni; Hanan Ashrawi; Giora Eiland
|Is Democracy a Universal Value? - Princeton University|
Speaker: Ian Buruma, Author, Journalist, and the Henry Luce Professor of Democracy, Human Rights and Journalism at Bard College (Nov. 15, 2005 at Princeton University) Length: 1:19:57
Keywords: Ian Buruma; democracy
|The Changing Definitions of Public Service - Princeton University|
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall Moderator: Jennifer Widner, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Director, Bobst Center for Peace and Justice Daniel Biederman '75 Julius Coles '66 Richard Leone '65, '69 Mary Procter '71 Feb. 24, 2006 Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Keywords: Jennifer Widner; Daniel Biederman; Julius Coles; Richard Leone; Mary Procter; public service
|Beyond Broadcast: Reinventing public media in a participatory culture Panel IV: Surviving or Thriving: Beta Business Models in the New World - Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet and Society|
A conference at Harvard Law School.s Berkman Center for Internet and Society: 4:20 - 5:10 PM Panel IV: Surviving or Thriving: Beta Business Models in the New World - What are the sustainability and business implications of these emerging models? What are the opportunities for new resources to support public-service media? Do commercial vs noncommercial distinctions map over to these new spaces of engagement? Is there a case for tax-based support or will a new mix of sponsorship, subscription, li...
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|Beyond Broadcast: Reinventing public media in a participatory culture: Keynote Presentation|
James Boyle of Duke Law School, and Charles Nesson of the Berkman Center highlight a conference on "Reinventing Public Media in a Participatory Culture" Keynote Presentation: Reinventing the Gatekeeper - James Boyle
Keywords: James Boyle; Charles Nesson
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|An Historical Overview: How the Best and Brightest Have Been Attracted to Government Service? - Princeton University|
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, February 24th, 2006 . Moderator: Brandice Canes-Wrone, Associate Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University . Theodore Sorensen - The Kennedy Magic . Robert Caro '57 - LBJ: Personality or the Agenda of the Times? . Michael Barone - The Reagan Years . David Halberstam - The Best and the Brightest Then and Now Total Running Time: 1:20:55
Keywords: government service; Brandice Canes-Wrone; Theodore Sorensen; Robert Caro; Michael Barone; David Halberstam
|Joseph Bottum: Death and Politics - Princeton University|
Joseph Bottum, Editor First Things An America.s Founding and Future Lecture November 9, 2005 . Princeton University, James Madison Program
Keywords: Joseph Bottum
|American Media: Still the Fourth Estate? - Princeton University|
Bill Keller, Executive Editor, New York Times Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University, Nov 14, 2005 Length: 1:29:46
Keywords: Bill Keller; media
|Rethinking the War on Terror|
This is a compilation of highlights of the 2005 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs, which brought together diverse experts and practitioners to examine the concept of the war on terror. Discussions center on conceptual frameworks and concrete policy recommendations to move beyond the rhetoric and ideology that often shapes responses to terrorism.
|A Conversation with Bill Gates - Princeton University|
Microsoft Corp. Chairman and Chief Software Architect William (Bill) H. Gates will visit Princeton University on Friday, Oct. 14, to engage students in a discussion about the evolving role of computer technology in today's world. He also will receive the Crystal Tiger award from students for his global leadership. Oct 14, 2005 at Princeton University Length: 1:15:22
Keywords: Bill Gates; technology
|A Conversation with Studs Terkel - University of Chicago|
At age 92, author and journalist Studs Terkel talks about his latest book, "They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey," a collection of his radio interviews with musicians like Bob Dylan and the bluesman Big Bill Broonzy. University of Chicago Length: 57:59
Keywords: Studs Terkel
|Organizing the Public Interest - Princeton University|
Panel discussion moderated by Paul Starr of Princeton University. Panelists: Yochai Benkler, Yale Law School David Einhorn, The Jackson Laboratory Margaret Hedstrom, University of Michigan Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law School Gigi Sohn, Public Knowledge Princeton University . Microsoft Intellectual Property Conference May 19, 2006
Keywords: Paul Starr; Yochai Benkler; Margaret Hedstrom; Lawrence Lessig; Gigi Sohn
|Innovative Ways for Financing Global Public Goods - Princeton University|
Joseph Stiglitz, a winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics, presents the keynote address for the second annual Secretary-General's Global Colloquium of University Presidents. Stiglitz, a University Professor at Columbia University leads a discussion on "Innovative Sources of Funding for Public Goods." (Feb 14, 2006 at Princeton University) Length: 1:28:17
Keywords: Joseph Stiglitz
|Improving the U.S. Intelligence Community: Lessons from Iraq, Libya and Elsewhere|
Charles Vest, a member of the Robb-Silberman Commission on Intelligence and Weapons of Mass Destruction and former President of MIT.
Keywords: Charles Vest
|A Soldier's Reflections on Iraq - Princeton University|
Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, a three-star general who recently completed two tours of Iraq, discusses the importance of international partnerships in the global war on terror. A keynote speech at the 75th Anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University Oct 1, 2005 Length: 1:14:29
Keywords: David Petraeus; Iraq; war
|Environmental Summit, Panel 1: Energy - Duke University|
Panel I: Energy Lincoln Pratson - moderator - Associate Professor of Sedimentary Geology, Nicholas School Jason Grumet - Executive Director of the National Commission on Energy Policy Simon B. Rich, Jr. - Chairman of the Board of Visitors, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, former CEO of Louis Dreyfus Holding Co. and former Chairman and CEO of Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Joseph Stanislaw - Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge Energy Research Associates Nich...
Keywords: energy; Lincoln Pratson; Jason Grumet; Simon Rich
|Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy, Session 2: The United States, Europe, and Asia - Princeton University|
Session two of a four-part symposium, held as part of the Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy research project at the Council on Foreign Relations. Speakers: - Dana Allin, Senior Fellow, International Institute for Strategic Studies. - Phillip C. Saunders, Senior Research Fellow, National Defense University. Presider: Philip Gordon, Senior Fellow for U.S. foreign Policy, the Brookings Institution.
Keywords: Iraq; Dana Allin; Phillip Saunders; foreign policy; defense policy
|Beyond Broadcast Pt. 3: Reinventing Public Media in a Participatory Culture - Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet and Society|
A conference at Harvard Law School.s Berkman Center for Internet and Society: May 12, 2006 5:15 - 5:30 PM Closing Remarks: Charles Nesson, Co-founder and Faculty Director of the Berkman Center (add your notes) (comment on the blog post)
Keywords: Charles Nesson; media; public broadcasting